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In addition to the robust set of resources at diamondbookshelf.com, Diamond also publishes BookShelf: The Magazine, three times a year: a colorful, comic-sized publication designed to complement the website with timely feature articles, reviews, news items, core lists and and more.

To see what Diamond BookShelf: The Magazine has to offer, the latest four issues are available for you to read digitally for free. Just click on the images below for fullscreen views.

BookShelf Issue #21
  • An interview with Gene Luen Yang, comic creator and Ambassador for Young People's Literature
  • Pay a visit to Camp Midnight from Image Comics
  • Meet the outer space monsters of IDW Publishing's Luna the Vampire
  • Take a look at the research that goes into historical graphic novels
  • The BookShelf summer reading guide
  • Graphic Novel Lesson Plans by Katie Monnin
  • Graphic Novel Reviews for Schools and Libraries
  • And much more!

 

BookShelf Issue #20

THE MAKER ISSUE

  • 10 Easy Ideas to Make Super Comic-Themed Events
  • Oni Press's Invader Zim conquers the page!
  • IDW Publishing connects the dots with Douglas Adams's Dirk Gently
  • Image Comics uncovers the hidden monsters in history in Manifest Destiny
  • How to bring comic fans to your makerspace
  • Graphic Novel Lesson Plans by Katie Monnin
  • Graphic Novel Reviews for Schools and Libraries
  • And much more!

 

BookShelf Issue #19

THE KIDS COMICS ISSUE

  • • The Top 25 Kids Comics coming in 2015
    • 25 Favorite Kids Graphic Novels every collection needs
    • An interview with Michael Stock, writer of Penny Dora and the Wishing Box from Image Comics
    • Publishers discuss the ins and outs of kids licensed comics
    • A spotlight on kids graphic novel publisher Papercutz
    • A look at Joe Books' line of Disney graphic novels
    • Eric Shanower discusses writing IDW Publishing's Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland
    • An interview with Jeremy Whitley, creator/writer of Action Lab's Princeless
    • A preview of IDW Publishing's Angry Birds/Transformers
    • Librarian David Serchay on making sure your graphic novel collections are age-appropriate
    • School Librarian Mariela Siegert on teaching students how to effectively read comics
    • Graphic Novel Lesson Plans by Katie Monnin
    • Graphic Novel Reviews for Schools and Libraries
    • And much more!

BookShelf Issue #18
  • An interview with March creators Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell
  • History as seen on the comic page
  • A look at IDW Publishing's Kids Comics line
  • A preview of Image Comics' The Fade Out Vol. 1
  • Graphic Novel Lesson Plans by Katie Monnin
  • Graphic Novel Reviews for Schools and Libraries
  • And much more!

 

BookShelf Issue #17

  • An interview with Howtoons creator Nick Dragotta
  • Teaching with Comics
  • How to Start a Graphic Novel Book Club
  • A preview of IDW Publishing's Skylanders: The Kaos Trap
  • Graphic Novel Lesson Plans by Katie Monnin
  • Graphic Novel Reviews for Schools and Libraries
  • And More!
BookShelf Issue #16
  • Graphic Cinema: A look at 2014's comic book movie tie-in graphic novels
  • An interview with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles writer Tom Waltz and co-creator Kevin Eastman
  • An interview with Rick Remender, writer of Image Comics' Black Science
  • Graphic novel lesson plans by Katie Monnin, for Tribes: The Dog Years and Dogs of War
  • A Preview of Oni Press' Power Lunch Volume 2: Seconds
  • Graphic Novel Reviews for Schools and Libraries
  • And more!
BookShelf Issue #15
  • A guide to manga for libraries and schools
  • An interview with Kurtis Weibe, writer of Image Comics' Peter Panzerfaust
  • An interview with Melinda Beasi, editor of CBLDF Presents Manga: Introduction, Challenges, and Best Practices
  • An interview with Lorraine Turner, writer of Calico Horses and the Patchwork Trail from IDW Publishing
  • Graphic novel lesson plans by Katie Monnin, for Adventure Time Vol. 1 And Skullkickers Vol. 1
  • A Preview of Dynamite Entertainment's Grimm Vol. 1
  • Graphic Novel Reviews for Schools and Libraries
  • And more!

BookShelf Issue #14

  • How libraries and schools can work with comic retailers
  • Interview with Jim McCann, writer of Image Comics' Lost Vegas
  • Interview with Mike Norton, creator of Battlepug and The Answer! from Dark Horse Comics
  • Interview with the creators of Dim Sum Warriors, Colin Goh and Yen Yen Woo
  • Preview of IDW Publishing's Powerpuff Girls Vol. 1: Power Party
BookShelf Issue #13
  • A guide to resources for finding and choosing kids' comics
  • An interview with My Little Pony writer Katie Cook
  • Comics events just for kids
  • Preview of Ape Entertainment's Sesame Street: I is for Imagination